Leicester City have been drawn against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals.

The Foxes, who beat another Spanish team, Sevilla, 3-2 on aggregate in the last 16, will play the first leg in the the Spanish capital and the return at the King Power Stadium.

While last year’s shock Premier League champions will be pleased to avoid one of the giants of european football, there is no doubt they have been handed a tough draw.

Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare described the tie as a massive challenge.

Facing a team who have reached the final in two of the last three seasons is a massive challenge but it’s just the kind of tie you expect in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Atletico Madrid are a very good team with some fantastic individuals with experience in the competition, but we’ll be ready to give everything to progress.

Diego Simeone’s side may have slipped to fourth place in the league, 10 points behind leaders and city rivals, Real Madrid, but they have won eight of their last 12 La Liga fixtures and are unbeaten away from home since December.

Simeone boasts one of the world’s most coveted forwards in France international Antoine Griezmann, who has scored 17 domestic goals this season and another four in the Champions League.

In Europe, they won five of their group-stage matches and were convincing in getting past Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 on aggregate in the last 16.

Experience is on Atletico’s side, too, as they were losing finalists in 2014 and last year, when they were beaten on penalties by Real.

Atletico are the only side left in the quarter-finals who Leicester have previously played, but the Foxes have not beaten the Spaniards in their four previous meetings.

Real Madrid will be less satisfied with the draw as they face German champions and five-times winners Bayern Munich.

Barcelona, who needed one of the great Champions League comebacks to get past Paris St Germain, play Juventus in a repeat of the 2015 final, which Barca won 3-1 in Berlin.

The 2013 finalists Borussia Dortmund will face Monaco, who knocked out Manchester City in the last 16.

The first legs of the quarter-finals will be played on April 11 and 12, and the second legs played on April 18 and 19.

Full draw:

Atletico Madrid v Leicester

Borussia Dortmund v Monaco

Bayern Munich v Real Madrid

Juventus v Barcelona

(c) Sky News 2017: Leicester City face Atletico Madrid in Champions League quarters

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